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    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    National Park Service films and Trivia highlight this event.

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    Civil War Bugling

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM,2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Visitor Center
    • Fees: $5 per vehicle
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Talk and demonstration explains the role of buglers in the Civil War.

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    Hard Hat Tour of Poplar Grove National Cemetery

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Poplar Grove National Cemetery
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 27, 2016

    Behind the scenes look at the rehabilitation project currently taking place at the cemetery. Reservations are required. Tour is limited to 24 people.

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    Artillery Demonstrations

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Unit Visitor Center
    • Fees: $5 per vehicle
    Sunday, August 28, 2016

    Living history program demonstrates the steps involved in firing a reproduction 12 pounder Napoleon cannon.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    Victorian Cemetery Symbolism

    • Time: 5:00 PM
    • Location: Blandford Cemetery
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 10, 2016

    Walking tour examines the symbolism of monuments and markers of the Victorian era.

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    Communication via Telegraph During the Civil War

    • Time: 11:00 AM,2:00 PM
    • Location: General Grant's Headquarters Unit at City Point
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, September 11, 2016

    Hands-on demonstration of telegraph operations during the Civil War. The program will also discuss the history and implementation of the telegraph in the military.

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  • Petersburg National Battlefield

    The Beefsteak Raid

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Eastern Front Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 14, 2016

    Program focuses on the famous Confederate raid which resulted in the theft of Union cattle.

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Printable 2016 Calendar of Events (rev. 1/13/16)



 
 

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